Senior DevOps Engineer (East Elmhurst)


: $115,530.00 - $170,900.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Rakuten Marketing is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to maintain, develop, support and improve cloud infrastructure for highly-available and scalable production operations at Rakuten. Work with team members and other teams to troubleshoot problems and find solutions.


Maintain, develop, and operate a high-availability and high-rate production environment.

Assist with launching new and upgrading existing applications.

Upgrades system software, applies patches, and ensures security of systems.

Mentor, advise, and train other team members.

Use monitoring tools to identify operational anomalies and take action to resolve them.

Follow, create, and edit documentation for routing system tasks

Demonstrate ability to be a flexible, organized, thoughtful, and proactive team player who can work with minimal guidance as well as strong abilities in communication.

Explore new technologies and solutions to enhance operational excellence and cost efficiencies

Minimum Qualifications:

2 5+ years overall experience with the following skillsets:

Server Administration with Linux (Ubuntu, RedHat/Centos)

Scripting (Bash, Python)

Cloud Experience (Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Service, OpenStack)

Docker with orchestration experience (e.g. Kubernetes)

Automation (such as CI/CD experience withJenkins,CircleCI)

Monitoring (Prometheus preferred)

Configuration and Change Management (such as ansible and chef)

Networking concepts (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP)

Must be comfortable working in a team environment supporting technologies critical to production infrastructure

Must be able to work on multiple inflight projects

Must have an aptitude and a desire for proactive support of research and innovation. A thoughtful, collaborative approach with end users, staff colleagues, and other IT professionals is essential.

Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills as well the ability to work under minimal supervision in a flexible, team-oriented environment.

Perform on call responsibilities as part of a rotation


Experience with highly-available clustered server environments a plus.

Experience with technical writing and writing end procedure or instructional documentation.

Ability to provide technical support, solve problems, and perform system maintenance in support of high-availability production operations.

Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Experience with performance engineering and troubleshooting a plus.

Experience with no-sql databases (e.g. Mongo, Couchbase)

Experience with relation databases (e.g. MySQL, Postgres)

Experience with HashiCorp Products (e.g. Terraform, Vault, Packer)

Associated topics: .net, c#, develop, developer, matlab, php, sdet, software developer, software engineer, software programmer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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